Houston, TX (August 9, 2021) – At approximately 10:54 a.m. on the morning of August 9, a vehicle collision occurred at an intersection in Houston that required an emergency response. The wreck was reported to authorities in the area shortly after it occurred.
Officials arrived at the scene, located near the 10600 block of Almeda Genoa near Gamebird Lane. An unspecified number of vehicles were involved in a wreck that caused injuries.
At least one person required treatment on-site. Those who required extensive care were transported to local medical centers for further evaluation and treatment as needed.
The scene remained active with responders for several hours after the wreck occurred, causing serious traffic delays in the area. Drivers were asked to find different routes of travel for the remainder of the investigation.
Nothing further has been reported at this time. Police continue to investigate the details of the crash.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Car Wrecks in Texas
Texas has the highest rate of vehicle accidents in the United States. Texas roadways see some kind of vehicle collision approximately once every one minute and 11 seconds. One person is killed during a Texas car crash every two and a half hours, and a victim sustains a critical injury nearly once every two minutes.
As published by the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 19,506 serious vehicle collisions that caused 30,992 victims to endure severe injuries and cost 3,722 victims their lives.
If you or a family member sustained an injury during a Texas car accident, then a personal injury attorney will be able to identify the most efficient techniques for helping you receive financial compensation for losses like medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by a serious injury sustained in an auto accident.
The Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been advising injured crash victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Houston, Texas car accident claim, reach out to our law offices by calling (512) 968-0051 to schedule your case evaluation today.
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Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident, we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.